Yocto Project announces new and updated documentation

David Stewart

The Yocto Project is pleased to announce some new kernel documentation on the yoctoproject.org web site and a revision for the Poky Reference Manual.

Kernel Architecture and Use Manual

We have just released a new manual on the project web site which explains the major concepts and usage of the Yocto Project kernel. The kernel is based on the Linux kernel from kernel.org, and includes a mechanism for applying git branches for various architectures, platforms and devices. The document is available from


Poky Reference Manual

The main reference manual for the build system has been updated, and a new version is available from the website on


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